Gabriel C. Amadi-Emina

(770) 875 7882 – gabrielamadiemina22@hotmail.com – 677 Garden Walk Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

 

PROFILE

Strong foundation in photography, commercial/Graphic Design and tracking records of initiative and achievement — seeking acceptance into a Graduate Photography program in a respective University and striving to participate in a Graduate Assistantship or Teaching Assistantship programs.

 

Education

BACHELOR OF FINE ART

December 2015

Armstrong State University,

Savannah, GA

GPA: 3.2 (Cum Laude)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHER: Camp Kudzu (Atlanta, GA), 2013 – present

·         Head of photography throughout the duration of camp

·         Capturing and presenting

 

COMMISSIONED PHOTOGRAPHER: Inkwell Newspaper (Savannah, GA), 2013 – 2014

·         Captured photography for student events throughout campus

·         Capturing, presenting and distributing

 

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHER: Portrait Innovations (Savannah, GA), 2015 – present

·         Sales position focused on the capturing, editing and the distribution of photography to clients                         

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Treasure Savannah (40 hours), Armstrong, 2012-Present

Low Country Down Syndrome Buddy Walk (20 hours), Armstrong, 2013-Present 

Rock ‘N Roll Marathon (13 hours), Savannah, GA, 2012-Present 

Camp Kudzu (252 hours), Atlanta, GA, Summer 2013-Present                          

Light the night walk for Leukemia & Lymphoma (25 hours), Savannah, GA,  2013-Present

 

AFFLIATIONS AND STUDENT PROGRAM

Brother of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Omicron Iota Chapter,  Spring 2012-Present            

Nick Malamalkas Emerging Leader Program, Spring 2012

National Society Of Leadership and Success, Fall 2015

                                                                

 

Accomplishment AND EXHIBITIONS

Deans List: Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015, and Fall 2015

Armstrong State University Student Juried Show, 2014: Digital photography category, "Her name was..." 1st place winner

Armstrong State University 2014 edition of the calliope, 2014: Two art pieces featured in the CalliopePhotography -"Creation of Adam"  & Poetry piece - "Art"

Personal project, featured on Pantone Canvas Gallery Website, Sep 29th, 2013    "The African Pride Pt1 Project"

Photograph featured in the Marc Jacobs edition of South Magazine, April – May 2014

ASU Student Juried Show, 2015: Three works of art exhibited, Film and Digital photography 2nd place winners; "Iya Mi" & "Keeper Of Trees", and third piece: "visual notes on crumpled paper"

 Finalist in the Photographs  Forum Photography contest for college students, 2015: Art work called "Iya mi" featured in the 2015 edition of the Photographers Forum’s Best of college and high school photography magazine

The Southern Odyssey Study Abroad: Argentina& Bolivia Show, Fall 2015: Exhibited 10 works of art based upon research and personal experiences including study-abroad to Argentina and Bolivia

New Propaganda Senior Art Exhibition, Fall 2015: Exhibited both B.F.A and Senior project works of art in the Armstrong Fine Art Gallery

Created the "Art Strong" magazine: Collaborated with personnel to create the Fine Arts Department’s first magazine

 

Skills

Macintosh Systems and Microsoft Systems                                                                            

Applications: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom,  Adobe Indesign, Adobe Muse, and Adobe Fireworks                                      

Extensive knowledge of 35mm Film cameras                                                                                 

 Black/white film processing and printing                                                                                 

 Extensive software and Hardware knowledge on Nikon DSLR/film Cameras